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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 84%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 05:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 57' North, Longitude: 132° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.66 meters/second, 1600.8 km/hour, 994.7 miles/hour or 864.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 33.3"16.58 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 33' 18.1"994.55 miwest0° 09' 53.3"11.33 minorth994.39 mi
24 hours10° 44' 40.2"734.20 mieast3° 43' 54.0"256.49 minorth773.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 7:24 PM2843 km1767 miles1535 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluFri 7:24 PM3028 km1881 miles1635 nmWest-northwest WNW
Los AngelesFri 9:24 PM3147 km1955 miles1699 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloFri 10:24 PM3177 km1974 miles1716 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoFri 9:24 PM3354 km2084 miles1811 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixFri 10:24 PM3438 km2136 miles1856 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteFri 7:24 PM3469 km2156 miles1873 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Las VegasFri 9:24 PM3494 km2171 miles1887 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownFri 9:24 PM3773 km2344 miles2037 nmSouth S
Mexico CityFri 11:24 PM3791 km2356 miles2047 nmEast-northeast ENE

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